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Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Deputy Secretary of Defense Gordon England have no public or media events on their schedules.

Marine Col. Larry Nicholson, commander of Regimental Combat Team 5, will brief live from Camp Fallujah, Iraq at 9 a.m. EST in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579, to provide an update on ongoing security operations in Iraq.  Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only.   Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification.   Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.


There are no Speeches available for 11/17/2006. Please see the Speeches overview page for more


11/17/2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty             The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died Nov. 15 in Baquba, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their...


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